Companion and Hobby Animal Welfare Council
The Companion and Hobby Animal Welfare Council operates under the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. It assists the Ministry in issues and policies concerning the welfare of companion and hobby animals.
The council monitors and assesses how the welfare of companion and hobby animals develops in the society. It proposes measures to the Ministry to improve animal welfare and gives statements on projects and proposals concerning the welfare of companion and hobby animals. The council also plays a key role in promoting collaboration between the authorities and other operators in the field.
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